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Presidential Election 2016

What's Behind The Underlying Distrust Of Hillary Clinton?

Robert Reich | Posted 07.15.2016 | Politics
Robert Reich

As the Republican convention prepares to nominate the least qualified and most divisive candidate in American history, the Democrats are about to nominate among the most qualified and yet also most distrusted. What explains this underlying distrust?

Trump's Hate Vomit

Shan Wells | Posted 06.15.2016 | Comedy
Shan Wells


Supporting Bernie Sanders Does Not Excuse Misogyny

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 05.20.2016 | Women

If Donald Trump's campaign has exposed America's "racist underbelly," then the Bernie Sanders campaign has exposed the progressive movement's misogyni...

Trump vs Hillary - It's On!

Susie Sampson | Posted 05.13.2016 | Comedy
Susie Sampson

Donald Trump is runnin' against Hillary Clinton! Susie went down to Newport Beach to see what they're thinkin'. In Newport Beach, there's a mix but a ...

Why are our Presidential Choices the Most Hated Candidates in History?

Carbonated.TV | Posted 05.12.2016 | Politics

It appears inconceivable that candidates so intensely disliked by the general electorate would be our two choices, yet this demonstrates how broken and undemocratic our primary system is.

Rome is Berning! The Bromance Between Bernie and Francis Heats Up

R. Andrew Chesnut | Posted 04.17.2016 | World
R. Andrew Chesnut

It's been patently clear for some time now that Bernie Sanders and Pope Francis are fellow travelers, especially on the path of social and economic ju...

Millennial Minorities and Democracy: A Love Story (Video)

GVH Live | Posted 03.25.2016 | Politics
GVH Live

By, Nadia Watson "What's in it for me?" According to Reverend Al Sharpton, this question will shape the millennial minority voter turnout on Novembe...

How Do YOU Feel?

Carolyn Lukensmeyer | Posted 03.22.2016 | Politics
Carolyn Lukensmeyer

Every conversation I am in about this year's presidential primary campaign regardless of the person's political affiliation quickly evolves into an expression of strong feeling and concern about what it reflects about the current state of our political dysfunction.

UFO Alert! Trump Is an Alien!

Paul Boorstin | Posted 03.16.2016 | Politics
Paul Boorstin

Do I believe in UFOs? That's not the point. I was drowning in Trump mania and decided to escape to the more benign craziness of believers in aliens from outer space.

An Anthem for the Presidential Campaign: Susan Surftone's "Little Bit Lied To"

Mary Pauline Lowry | Posted 03.01.2016 | Entertainment
Mary Pauline Lowry

Susan SurfTone, the reigning queen of instrumental surf rock, makes her singing debut on her new song, "Little Bit Lied To," a perfect anthem for this...

Clinton vs. Trump: First Impressions

Bob Burnett | Posted 02.26.2016 | Politics
Bob Burnett

Clinton has wrapped herself in the mantle of Barack Obama and is running to guarantee a third-term for his policies. But Trump is running as the political maverick.

Separated Brethren

David Stebenne | Posted 02.25.2016 | Politics
David Stebenne

The most telling result of last Saturday's Republican presidential primary in South Carolina was how white, evangelical Christian voters divided among the top three vote-getters (Trump, Rubio and Cruz).

Kathleen Willey Wants You to Buy Her a House

Terry Krepel | Posted 02.11.2016 | Politics
Terry Krepel

Back in 2013, Kathleen Willey attempted to cash in on being a professional victim with Clinton-hating right-wingers by begging for money to pay off her house.

Will SCOTUS Ruling in Favor of Immigration Reform Be Another DREAM Deferred? (Video)

GVH Live | Posted 02.03.2016 | Politics
GVH Live By, Nadia Watson Last week, the Supreme Court finally agreed to hear the case on whether or not Preside...

Bernie Sanders Is Not Magic: An Open Letter to Berniebros Everywhere

Jennifer Gore | Posted 02.04.2016 | Politics
Jennifer Gore

On January, 27, 2016, radio and broadcast personality, Cody Gough wrote a blog both entitled and entitled, "I Support Bernie Sanders, And I'm Not Stup...

The American Dream: Dead or Just on the Ropes?

David Rivera | Posted 02.03.2016 | Politics
David Rivera

The 2015 Harvard Institute of Politics "Survey Of Young Americans' Attitudes Towards Politics and Public Service" raised the question "Is the American Dream Alive"? The poll reveals that Donald Trump's supporters are less likely to answer the question positively.

With Humor And Fear a Choice of History

Allen Schmertzler | Posted 01.28.2016 | Politics
Allen Schmertzler

Here we go folks, fasten those joy ride seat belts for the greatest showdown money can buy, Iowa is approaching followed by New Hampshire on route to discovering who the 2016 Wizard will become behind the magic White House curtain.

Hope and Change Still Reign in 2016 Election

Debbie Hines | Posted 01.27.2016 | Politics
Debbie Hines

In 2016, Americans still have hope. And Americans still want change. And whichever candidate appeals to voters that he or she can change the system to improve life for every man and woman will win.

Trump's Genius

History News Network | Posted 01.25.2016 | Politics
History News Network

His genius doesn't lie in his ability to make himself look good in the eyes of his supporters. Rather, it's his genius to make his supporters feel good about themselves in his presence.

The Teflon Donald: Why Trump's Supporters Can't Be Swayed

Nica Noelle | Posted 01.21.2016 | Politics
Nica Noelle

"I just got here and it's a total madhouse," my friend, a senior writer for a major US newspaper, has called to warn me. "This is nothing like the oth...

The Democratic Debate Steals Occupy Wall Street Rhetoric

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 12.20.2015 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

Today, all of the three democratic candidates are singing the same song: That economic inequality, the 30-year downward spiral of the middle class and the corruption of the campaign finance laws -- OWS's main themes -- are the most important domestic threats to the American way of life.

Can a Demagogue, Donald Trump, Be Elected President?

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 12.09.2015 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

Trump fits the classic definition of a demagogue: a rabble-rouser who appeals to the emotions, fears, prejudices and ignorance of the lower socioeconomic classes in order to gain power.

Marco Rubio Disqualifies Hillary Clinton on Age: Who Is He Kidding?

Judith Barnett | Posted 11.18.2015 | Politics
Judith Barnett

Let's hope that American voters will weigh in for maturity and experience next November.

I Am an Out-and-Proud Happy Face Carved Into an Open, Pussy Sore

Domenick Scudera | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

The 'open sores' wedding imagery was supplied by pastor Kevin Swanson, the organizer of last week's National Religious Liberties Conference, which was attended by the three GOP presidential hopefuls.

Demand Election Day 2016 Off And You Just Might Get It!

Regina Clemente | Posted 11.10.2015 | Politics
Regina Clemente

The only voting block that consistently votes at the rate of other countries is America's 1 percent. And that's no coincidence. They don't have those barriers to hurdle. And they get the concrete rewards of policies like the carried interest loophole.